November / December 2007 Vol. XLIV, Issue 6
THE HIGH POWER RIFLE RANGE Inside
AT BEN AVERY SHOOTING FACILITY Issue . . .
A s you all know, Ben
Avery Shooting Fa-
cility in north Phoenix is a
Palma, Service Rifle and Long
Range have been limited to 135
shooters in 3 relays, Washing-
world-famous world-class ton’s Birthday to 180 shooters Volunteers
destination for the shooting in teams of 4. These matches at Ben Avery ................. 1
sports had to announce the limits and CCW Info
Starting with the World even turn away late-applying for Permit Holders........ 2
Championship in 1970, Ben shooters. But those limits are
Avery’s 100-point high power about to change.
in Tucson ...................... 2
range was one of the best in One of the largest competi- Ben Avery
the world, but for the last de- Game & Fish equipment operator tions in the US is the Creed- New Hours ................... 2
cade or so the lower 55 points leveling the berm in front of the moor Cup and CMP Western Martini-Henry
had fallen into disrepair. Hav- High Power Pits Games (spelled Creedmoor, Rifle .............................. 4
ing 45 firing points, while not Creedmore as erroneously G & F Offers
still one of the largest high power ranges in the printed in a previous article). It had been held for Free Program................ 6
western world, forced us to limit the size of our many years at the Marine Corps base at Camp
matches. The state championships in High Power, Continued on page 3 AZ Jr Match ................. 6
F R O M T H E P R E S I D E N T O F T H E A S R & PA Prone Results ............... 7
PRESIDENTS REPORT Range Progress............. 8
Lead Based Ammo
TIME FLIES WHEN WE’RE HAVING FUN Ban ............................... 9
on Lead Bullets ............ 9
lot of things are happening as usual, and of her well deserved retirement to be Acting Secre-
some not usual. tary, but she really does want to retire. ASR&PA Gets Grant .... 12
Paloma Club Notice ...... 12
At the Oct. 13th BOD Meeting, Margaret Con- So, think about it…….serving on the board does
lin announced that she will not return as Treasurer require a commitment of time and work, but you Departments -
at the end of her term. Maggie has devoted count- know that you are doing things that are good and
less hours of service to the Association and BASF. need to be done. Contact me or one of the other of- President’s Column
These will be some mighty shoes to fill. Also, Pe- ficers if you are interested. Time Flies .................... 1
ter Terhaar has resigned as Secretary a few weeks Just a reminder, the Annual Meeting will be held Special Notice ................. 6
ago. And, a couple days ago, German Salazar Sat., May 3, 2008 at El-Zariba Shrine, at 40th St. Life Member Alert .......... 7
notified me that he will not be able to continue as and N. of Van Buren in Phoenix. Email Delivery of BT ... 10
Small bore Director. When you see them, tell them
thanks for their service, and maybe, even, think 2nd Amendment alive and well, but some Listing of Officers
about taking up where one of them are leaving off. place else? and Board Members ... 10
Also, Marlys Duchene has taken the post of Pistol Membership
The concept of the 2nd Amendment is once
Silhouette director. We pulled Shelley Sansom out Information ................ 11
Continued on page 10
Official Publication of The Arizona Rifle & Pistol Association
SOME INFORMATION FOR YOU
is published bimonthly: January,
CCW PERMIT HOLDERS
March, May, July, September, and
November. Subscriptions are free A change in the CCW statutes, in the 2006 ses-
sion, was to eliminate the requirement for
more information and periodical updates.
to ASR&PA members. submission of a fingerprint card for renewal. Un-
fortunately, Terry Goddard - AZ AG, was asked by
DPS for a legal review of the statute and rendered ASRPA Legislative Director
Deadline for submission is the 5th an opinion which totally invalidated the change. It
was interpretted in such a convoluted fashion that it What if you want to know more about
of the month preceding publication
would have no effect for years. This necessitated a the CCW program, or just learn about AZ gun
date. All material for publication
revisit by the legislature in 2007 and the language laws? What if you are under 21 yrs of age and
should be forwarded electronically
was simplified to eliminate any ambiguity. The new want to carry a gun ‘openly’ (including some
statute becomes effective on December 31, 2007. methods of vehicle carry)? Do you know where
Board Meetings After that date CCW renewals in AZ will no lon- to find info, training, and avoid the potential
Association Board Meetings are ger requirement submission of a fingerprint card. and serious penalties of a gun violation? Did
held quarterly on the second Sat- That in turn will be saving the CCW holders a few you know that many of the CCW instructors al-
urday of March, June, September, bucks on the fees. As of that date, the renewal fee low students to take the training at any age? Did
and December at the Ben Avery will be only $43, and no fingerprint card need be you know that you are not “required” to submit
Shooting Facility in the Activity submitted. the application and fingerprint card to the state
Building beginning at 10 a.m. just to take the class? Check with the instructor
Remember, www.azdps.gov/ccw/ is the official and see what they say. Or check with Ed Schein
Check the ASRPA web site for
AZ DPS CCW website, and the source of informa- or Terry Allison in the ASRPA CCW division to
quarterly Board Meeting schedule.
tion on program changes. Those who hold a CCW see when they will be doing more training.
Change Of Address
permit, or are interested should visit this site for
If you’re moving, please let us
know as soon as you know.
Arizona State Rifle & Pistol
Association, Attn.: Membership
P.O. Box1897, Green Valley, AZ NEW BERM AT TUCSON RIFLE
or new Email Address to:
CLUB’S THREE POINTS RANGE
Any membership changes should
be made with Brian Biggs,
Membership Secretary at
email@example.com Almost like magic a new berm appeared on the far Last Spring, the AZ G&F Dept. determined that
or 520-7778393 east side of the Three Points Range. After months of houses were being built too close to the Range on the
planning, and when construction finally began with east side and a berm was needed for safety concerns.
If you would like to receive the water trucks and bulldozers appearing, the berm only Since then, this far east range was only being used on
highly desirable, full color Bullet took a few days to complete. Actually, it is not com- a very limited, controlled basis. With hunting season
Trap via E-MAIL ONLY, contact pletely finished but the AZ G&F Department wanted upon us, the other ranges were in constant use, usu-
the editor at: firstname.lastname@example.org to build up the berm as much as possible so that the ally with shooters waiting for a turn. Now that the new
range, the 500 Meter Hi-Power Range, could be com- berm is in place, normal activity has once again re-
Distribution pletely opened again for public use. This new berm turned to our oasis in the desert!
is temporary and AZ G&F will complete a properly
The Bullet Trap is distributed at
your option, via US Mail or email. engineered berm in 2008. May Warren
US mail will not be forwarded.
Our Website: www.ASRPA.com. NEW HOURS FOR THE BEN AVERY SHOOTING COMPLEX
Winter Hours starting October 15, 2007:
Beginning October 15, 2007, the Ben Avery Shooting Facility Main Range, Archery Ranges and the Ben
The Arizona State Rifle & Pistol
Avery Clay Target Center will change their winter hours of operation for the public.
Association is proudly affiliated
with the National Rifle Associa- The new hours will be: Summer Hours starting May 12, 2008:
tion, the Civilian Marksmanship
Program and USA Shooting. Monday & Tuesday........Closed Monday & Tuesday ......... CLOSED
Wednesday .....................8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Wednesday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Editor/Publisher Thursday ........................8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Thursday 7 a.m. to 1 p.m. & 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Noble C. Hathaway, Editor Friday .............................8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday ............................... 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
Printing by: Allegra Print &
Saturday .........................8 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday........................... 7 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Sunday ...........................8 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sunday ............................. 7 a.m. to 1 p.m.
VOLUNTEERS REFURBISH …
Continued from page 1
Pendleton. This year the Marines needed effort by the Ben Avery staff and manage-
their range for other uses and the match was ment have been put into the range these last
forced to find a new home. The match orga- few months.
nizers chose the Pride of Phoenix, Ben Avery. Numerous High Power shooters
Bringing a match with a limit have volunteered their time. Ev-
of 400 shoot- ery member of the state junior
ers in 5 re- team has done at least 1 day’s
lays provided work either at Avery or off- AS R P
the needed rented A volunteer
site assembling and painting trenc oper
incentive for a numbe hing machin ating the
signs or targets, the junior r boar
d mou e for digging
couple of doz- team from Wickenburg
en dedicated who
was at Avery with their coach on the first
volunteers and working on several occa-
some of the staff days of discussion of this effort
sions. A couple dozen or so let us know that his day job involves manag-
at Ben Avery to adult shooters put in a few
refurbish the en- dig ging ing highly complex projects and was willing
nteers days here and there. And a
tire range and get AS R PA volu nd removing s to manage this one. And he certainly did.
oles a mber board dedicated core of about 4 or
most of those 100 post h tall nu Active High Power &
s 5 shooters have been up at
rock s to in Smallbore Shooters
firing points op- Avery basically every single
erational again! We Steve Merritt and Ger-
weekend work day in man Salazar also went
Arizona shooters are the hosts of this match addition some week
and we wanted to make a good impression. way beyond the call
days at Avery as well as in the effort they put
As soon as they got back from Camp Per- making phone calls and out.
ry, continuing almost every weekend in the runs to the hardware store
searing August and September heat and into during the week. Shoot- At this writing,
a much nicer October, ASRPA volunteers ers have come from as far just days before the
and staff have been working on the range. away as Prescott and Tuc- match is to start,
After making custom stencils for the num- son to work on the range, all the planned
bers, we painted and then installed (pound- and the entire Tucson club work has been
reparin completed. 80
ing stakes into the rocky soil of the berm) 30 High Power division spent volun teers p ng.
new 5-foot high target number boards, about a day at Three Points past- A SRPA for mounti firing points are
targets fully functional.
60 new 1 foot high impact number boards, ing centers on the new target
and restored and repainted the 300 firing cardboard, and delivered that A real testament to what
point number stones at 6-foot high stack of targets up a bunch of highly committed
200, 300 and 600 yards. to Avery. They also loaned some score volunteers can accomplish when they and
AZ GFD welders have boards and other equip- their shovels and hammers get together.
rebuilt the overhang ment for the match. Watch for a report on the match itself in
from firing point 20 I cannot name ev- the next edition of the Bullet Trap.
through 50. We have eryone of the dozens of
installed about 150
volunteers involved, but Bill Poole
in history class we often ASRPA VP & High Power Rifle
target carrier up- learn such statements as Division Director
right frames. New “Columbus Discovered
PA speakers and America” or “Alexander
800 feet of wir- the Great conquered the
ing have been in- numbe volunteers in known world” The hun-
stalled in the pits. r boar stallin
High P ds in front o g dreds or thousands or more
In addition to ower ta f the
rgets. who did so much work are
cleaning the entire pit forgotten but the accomplish-
shed, and pits area, washing and repairing 70 ment is credited to the leader,
score boards and cutting weeds and moving an indication of just how important it is to
rocks on the firing lines. Volunteers in Tuc- have a motivated and motivating leader run-
son have built 200 targets for these upcoming ning the show and getting his hands dirty
events and future matches. We estimate well along with everyone else. For this volun-
over 500 man-hours of volunteer labor and teer refurbishing effort the credit for lead- helpin ASRPA volu
g with nteer
$4000 from the ASRPA managed Ben Avery ership goes to John Kuhns, an active Ari- new nu project to p
mb er b aint 30
Range Fund, and probably a similar level of zona master-class Service Rifle shooter, oards
MARTINI-HENRY RIFLE by Mike Christopher M-H enthusiast
CAUTION: THIS ARTICLE IS RESTRICTED TO THOSE SHOOTERS
WHO HAVE TOO MUCH TIME/MONEY ON THEIR HANDS.
W hen I lived in No. Virginia during
the 1970”s I bought my Martini-
Henry, Mark IV, Model C, made by Enfield
The difference is
in case neck thick- “SOME LIMITED TECHNICAL DATA.”
ness, .003"+, and in I will list some good web sites at the end of the article for those that
in 1887, from Hunters Lodge in Alexandria, the base ahead of want more background information than I am providing.
Va. The store was a retail outlet for Interarms the rim - .660" vs. There is a difference between the “short lever” MK I – III’s and the
and offered a treasure trove of older mili- .658". I “long lever” MK IV’s when it comes to bore/groove dimensions.
tary rifles at good prices. My M-H had ex-
cellent rifling, very good MK I – III. 449" bore .465" - .467" groove
w o o d MK IV 453” bore .470" - .472" groove
a n d
If you are loading for any rifle other than the MK IV, adjust my data
accordingly based upon the measurements taken from your rifle.
metal blew out the cases Talk about long throating. The first 8" of the barrel forward of the
except using 25 grs. of chamber mouth is tapered and you do not get full internal dimensions
for some minor pitting at the rear of the ac- SR4759 and any until the end of the taper. I drove a lead slug into the mouth of the
tion. Never did get to shoot the thing until .45 cal. rifle bul- chamber and it measured .509". It than drops off in two almost imper-
let I had at hand ceptible steps to .486" in the next .25" in front of the chamber mouth.
I got transferred to Burbank, Ca. by way of
which was in the I presume the taper is straight after that out to 8" which would equal a
Chicago in 1981. While in Chicago I got to
groove diameter of .471". These measurements are the best I could do
meet Jim Bell, tour his manufacturing facil- 400 grain range.
with a calipers and micrometer
ity and buy 40 of his .577 Universal brass. Use whatever you
A nice guy. have for this job Finally, the neck is not cylindrical. A blown out case reads .519" at
since accuracy is the base of the shoulder and .509" at the mouth. This becomes impor-
I got hot on shooting after I moved to tant later if you want to bore out the necks of your cartridge cases.
not the objective.
Burbank because of the proximity of two
After cleaning up
good ranges and decided to break out the
the flash holes and the first .25" 0f your blown out case mouth.
old war horse and see what it would do.
primer pockets I got down to business. Reverse the sleeve and repeat the process
Keep in mind I knew nothing about M-
H’s and there was no Internet to reference. My chamber neck diameter is .509" at the except use the case dimension just ahead of
Luckily I hooked up with a local aficionado mouth. Given that my Jamison brass neck the rim. Stop about one half inch short of
named Jim Jukes who provided me with thickness ran .015" - .017" that would allow going all the way through. Run as large a
basic loading information and from whom me to seat and chamber a .475" bullet with drill as will fit and cut a cone in the rear
I bought a set of fine English loading dies. no neck clearance.[.509" – 2(.017") = .475"]. of the smaller hole to ease inserting cases
I started to form the Universal cases using Not a bright idea. What I wanted to do was going forward. Seat a case, measure overall
the sizing die. It was a lesson learned. There to use a .478" bullet [more later] so I would length, and trim the front of the sleeve to the
was a 25% mortality rate which was doubly have the option of using a plain or paper correct OAL. You now have a reamer and
significant since BELL had stopped making patched bullet. I had to work out a way to trim to length sleeve. Measure frequently –
.577 cases by then. Luckily we do not face ream the inside of the neck since turning or start over! [ see Fig. 1 ]
that issue today since fully formed cases are the externally tapered neck would result in My sleeve requires a tap with a plastic
readily available. I personally use Jamison excess thinning of the brass at the junction mallet to seat the case to the rim. I bored my
cases which I got from Buffalo Arms. with the shoulder. case necks out to a thickness of .015" +/- as
Oddly enough Jamison, through a series No equipment readily available best I could. This leaves about .001" clear-
of corporate purchases, is a direct descen- will handle this fat case with a ance and lets
dent of BELL. Their cases are every bit the .750" rim and a case mouth over me seat a .478"
equal of BELL and, in fact, are made of half an inch. I fell back on some- bullet. [ .509" –
slightly heavier brass. thing I used to fix a similar prob- 2(.015") - .001" =
lem with some .43 Spanish cases .478" ].
Before we get into case preparation and
some years ago – make a sleeve BULLETS
reloading see “SOME LIMITED TECH-
and do my thinning in a lathe. It’s pretty ob-
NICAL DATA” inset above.
The sleeve is easy to make. Take vious that .458"
CASES a 2.3" x 1" piece of round stock is not the right
Buy Jamison. Well made and, on aver- trued on the outside. Chuck it in diameter for the
age, 17 grains heavier than BELL brass [ your lathe [a collet is preferable but my lathe M-H bullet. Something in the mid .470"’s is
i.e.- primed 358grs. vs. 341 grs. ] which is too small] and drill/bore it lengthwise to based upon your rifle and personal feelings
historically has set the standard for quality. a dimension which is a mild push fit over
Continued on page 5
MARTINI-HENRY RIFLE …
Continued from page 4
as to what the correct groove : bullet rela- passing year. tionship reloading is straight forward. Use
tionship should be. With the throat starting Two other bullets which I am currently a slight bell in the case mouth and a tight
at about .486" you have plenty of room to working with are a 475 gr. smooth bullet push fit to seat the bullet. A slight crimp is
experiment depending upon how thin you meant for patching given to me by a fellow OK to hold the bullet firmly. Don’t overdo
want to make your case neck brass. It is the shooter, Al Sledge, who made the mould for any of this or you will screw up the patch-
brass which is the controlling factor. himself. I had a limited number of these. The ing. I have never loaded a cartridge that
There is a mold made to order for the second is the old reliable Lyman 457124, at gives the shooter so much dimensional lati-
M-H so long as you are not trying to du- 360 grs, which it seems everyone with a tude, so have fun.
plicate the original military load. It is the 45-70 has. Both are patched to .478". [ see Some guidance loads are included so you
Lee 476-400RF Fig. 2 ] have some starting point. [ see Fig. 3 ]. All
at 400 grains I use black pow- use WLR primers and the powders that are
intended for der lube for the my stand-bys for the old warhorses. You
the .475 Line- Lee bullet and will enjoy your shooting more if you stay
baugh/.480 Ru- spray-on Teflon in the 1100 – 1200+ fps range which I also
ger pistols. Mine lube for the rest, found gave the best accuracy. You can move
casts at .481" after patching, into the low 1300 fps range but respect the
and weighs 400 with a dab of black vintage rifle you have in your hands. No
grains with 25:1 powder lube on wads or fillers were used with any load and
alloy. I size mine the nose. Just dip no erratic ignition was observed. No group
to .477". Lee it about .25" into sizes are included since 69 year old eyes
also sells custom melted lube and it and 105-110+ degree heat do not lend them-
push through gives you a little nose cap of lube. selves to highly accurate shooting. Howev-
sizing dies for $25 so you can tailor the bul- er, all loads shot 5 shot groups under 12" at
let to your standard. I have found this bullet LOADING 100 yards and the best were as small as 4".
particularly accurate with Blue Dot – 4" at A great loading tray for the M-H is the 12 Poorer loads were discarded.
100 yards. gauge shotgun tray from the MTM Case-
My choice for paper patching bullets is
Gard 100 shooting box. Handles the big rim
and has high sides to keep the nose heavy
by Mike Christopher
the Lyman 457121 mold which casts a 475 cartridge from tipping over. Dirt cheap. M-H enthusiast
grain bullet. At .457" it is meant for the Dies can be had from Lee at a very reason-
Whitworth rifle but I find it to be the per- able cost. You won’t
fect bullet to patch up. With a long cylin- use them much after
drical body it has plenty of area to grip the
Eaton Erasable Bond I use for my patches.
initial case prepara- WEBSITES
tion and fire forming.
You need to determine how many wraps are No resizing should Some but far from all, websites.
necessary with your chosen bullet to bring be needed after that www.oldyoti.com
it up to desired diameter. I look for the once you get case www.militaryrifles.com/Britian/Martini
.478" mark since that’s what three wraps
gives me. Other .45 caliber bullets have
neck thickness and www.martinihenry.com
bullet diameter coor- www.svartkrutt.net
been tried with various degrees of success dinated. [English version, under Articles]
but I keep coming back to this Lyman as
the best I have tried. It will hold as good as Once you work out
4" at 100 yards until my old eyes give out – the case thickness :
and that seems to take less time with each bullet diameter rela-
John C. Ellinwood
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Highway and go womens shotgun
ply of ammunition, and free instruction. Ear plugs
1/4 mile west). program will con-
and eye protection will be provided. Participants
Check-in begins tinue the first and
are advised to bring hats or visors.
at 6 p.m. at the third Thursday
This is a great opportunity for women to Activity Center, of each month.
experience the fun of shotgun sports in a safe, followed by an Skeet shooting
non-intimidating environment, says Marty orientation from 7-8 p.m. Participants will then will be taught on Nov. 1 and trap shooting on Nov.
Herrera, range manager for the Ben Avery be shuttled a short distance to the Ben Avery Clay 15, and then sporting clays, skeet and trap will be
Shooting Facility. Target Center for target-shooting opportunities on taught on a rotational basis thereafter.
the shooting range from 8-9:30 p.m.
CAMP PERRY 2007
by: Courtney Murch
T his year the Arizona Junior High Power Ri-
fle team took a total of 12 junior members
to the Camp Perry National Matches. In the first
Out of the 12 juniors that
attended CMP week, only five
stayed for NRA week. The first
match - the President’s 100 Match - Evan Ksenzu- match fired during NRA week
lak ranked 80th out of 1,265 competitors. On the was the Rumbolt Match and our
second day the team shot the National Individual four man team placed second
Trophy match, a leg match, where Tyler Rico for juniors overall and first for
and Andrew Swazey both earned leg points. The State Association Team in the
team entered 6 different teams in the Whistler Master category. John Wilder
Boy match, and 3 out of the 6 made it into the top was coach. Over the rest of the
twenty pairs of shooters. The teams who made it matches, Courtney Murch took
into the top twenty were Tanya Gorin and Andrew first Sharpshooter twice, high
Swazey, coached by Tom Kirby; Warren Wagon- woman three times, second
er and Tyler Rico, coached by John Wilder; and sharpshooter four times, and
Thomas Turansky and Evan Ksenzulak coached third sharpshooter twice. Tan-
by Eric Smith (U.S. Army Reserves). On the day ya Gorin won first master once, FRONT: Tyler Rico, Courtney Murch, Tanya Gorin, Sara Bergman, Shayne Ahlstrom
of the six man team match, 2 teams were entered. high woman and high junior BACK: Thomas Turansky, Andrew Swazey, Evan Ksenzulak, Jared Sivinski,
The first team ranked third out of twenty junior once, third master once, and Ryan Roberts, Wade Bergman, Warren Wagoner
teams. Thomas Turansky, Evan Ksenzulak, An- fourth master once. Tyler Rico More pictures of our fun can be found at www.riojuniors.com/07pix.htm
drew Swazey, Tyler Rico, Tanya Gorin, and War- placed first expert twice, sec-
ren Wagoner were the members of that team and ond expert once, third expert
were coached by Tom Kirby. For the final match Rio Salado Sportsman’s Club, and the Legacy Ri-
twice, and fourth expert five times. Evan Ksen-
of CMP week, the National Trophy Infantry fle Match held in March at Phoenix Rod and Gun
zulak made fourth expert three times. Overall the
Team Match (AKA “Rattle Battle”), there were Club. A special thank you from the team goes
Arizona Junior High Power Rifle Team left Camp
two teams entered. They took second and fourth to the NRA Foundation for a grant to purchase
Perry, Ohio with a total of 64 medals and had a
place. The silver medal winning team was Thom- shooting coats, replacement rifle barrels, leather
great time competing.
as Turansky, Evan Ksenzulak, Warren Wagoner, slings, and reloading components.
Main support for the team came from cash do-
Tyler Rico, Tanya Gorin and Andrew Swazey,
coached by Tom Kirby and Myles Gorin.
nations from ASRPA High Power Division and
ASR&PA is looking for an acting Secretary, Please contact Landis at
Central Area Director, Treasurer email@example.com
(familiar with Quik Books) and Insurance Advisor. for more information.
“PLEASE HELP YOUR ASR&PA WITH YOUR TALENTS”
ARIZONA STATE RIFLE & PISTOL ASSOCIATION
CONVENTIONAL SMALLBORE PRONE
September 1 & 2, 2007
O n behalf of the ASRPA, I would like
to thank all of the competitors and
volunteers at the 2007 Arizona Conventional
ing is truly a family
Van Camp topped
the Experts with a
Saturday was me-
Prone State Championship. We had a 50% tallic sights day and solid 3172-190X.
increase in competitors this year and com- for reasons no one The Sharpshooter
petition was close in all classes. None of this could determine, class, which was a
would have happened, however, without the there were more seesaw battle be-
dedicated efforts of the following people: crossfires on Sat- tween Jack Arnold
urday than in any and Bob Metzger,
Darrell Dupuy – Chief Range Officer
normal full season went to Jack’s
Terry Liffick – Range Preparation 3171-202X to Bob’s
of competition. At
Bob Molloy – Range Preparation least 14 shots found 3170-176X. Erika
their way onto the Erika Bestoff and Violett Hansen Besthoff dominated
Gary Georgi – Chief Statistical Officer
wrong target that the Marksman class
Mike Fulfer – Statistical Officer and Junior category
day. After the last
Steve Sojka & Chris – Target Crew round was fired, crossfires and all, the stand- all weekend, ending with the win in both at
ings were: 3147-151X. Violette Hansen took the early
Allen Elliott – Trophy Plaques
lead in Senior Scope and didn’t relinquish it,
Jeff Miles – 2006-2007 Smallbore Director 1st MA: German Salazar 1591-106X winning the title at 3188-198X.
Our sincere appreciation goes to all of 1st EX: Rolf Van Camp 1587-104X As we begin a new season and cycle of
these people who made the weekend of 1st SS: Bob Metzger 1583-075X matches, there are a few changes to be aware
shooting possible and to Lester Bruno of of. In 2008, the ASRPA will host three
Bruno Shooting Supplies for providing the 1st MK: Erika Besthoff 1575-077X
different Smallbore State Championship
High Junior prize, a brick of Wolf match am- 1st Senior Scope: Violette Hansen 1597-101X matches. The Conventional Prone champion-
munition. You can shop at Bruno’s online at On Sunday morning the scopes went on ship will be held in April at the Ben Avery
www.brunoshooters.com the rifles for Any Sight day and the cross- Shooting Facility in Phoenix; the 3 Position
Labor Day weekend in Prescott was a fires largely ended (thankfully!) Competition championship will be held in the spring at
great break from the Phoenix summer heat remained close, with the following being the a location yet to be selected and the Metric
for most of the competitors. With Phoenix final for the day: Prone Championship will be in Prescott on
at the tail end of 32 straight days over 110 Labor Day weekend. We hope to see you at
1st MA: Richard Curtis 1600-140X
degrees, the mountain cool was truly a wel- one or more of these events in 2008.
come relief. We added a Senior Scope 3200 1st EX: Eric Smith 1595-110X
category to the match this year and it was well
received with five competitors taking part.
1st SS: Jack Arnold 1589-104X German Salazar
1st MK: Erika Besthoff 1572-074X Smallbore Director
On the other end of the age scale, we also
had a good turnout (5) from the Junior ranks. 1st Senior Scope: Violette Hansen 1591-097X Arizona State Rifle & Pistol Association
Several parent/child duos were in attendance The overall win was decided on the X count
showing once again that Smallbore shoot- with Curtis’ 3190-263X edging Salazar’s
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ARIZONA SHOOTING RANGE PROGRESS
THINGS ARE HAPPENING!
3-Points Shooting Range butts on the fixed distance range to address safety Supervisor on August 16th. The Department met
• Homeland Security - The Tucson Rifle Club issues related to using correct targets for their with the CNF on August 23rd to further discuss
has provided the border patrol the use of the intended purpose. A fence has been completed any limiting factors associated with the Proposed
black powder range to conduct qualifications and on the youth archery range to address safety and Action and identified additional requirements
practice shoots Mondays through Fridays. The security concerns. that will be presented in an addendum by early
Department continues to review the possibility of • Archery Camp – The Department held September. The Department will be meeting with
entering into an agreement with the border patrol Archery Youth Day Camps for 15 participants the Regional Forester in mid September during
for use of the range and future development. each Wednesday through the end of August. the annual coordination meeting where the
• Lateral Berm Construction – The Department Proposed Action will be discussed. Acceptance
• Evening League Shooting – The first of the Proposed Action by the Forest Service will
has concluded the initial construction evaluation annual summer banquet for the archery and
on the east lateral berm of the 500 meter range. initiate the NEPA process in which the issues
smallbore leagues were held on August 14th for identified will be addressed.
Construction is scheduled to begin October. 85 participants.
• Topographical Survey - The Department Prescott Rifle Club - Granite Mountain
Ben Avery Clay Target Center Shooting Range
will conclude receiving quotes for conducting • Trap and Skeet Fields – Native Mesquite and
an aerial/topographical survey on September Palo Verde trees have been planted behind the • Range Relocation - The Department has
20th. A contractor will be selected to conduct trap and skeet line to provide shade. scheduled a meeting with the Prescott National
this survey in late September. This survey will Forest (PNF) and the Prescott Rifle Club for
be used to determine contours and the necessary • Water Fountains – Trenching and piping was September 17th to begin the application process
requirements for fill dirt in constructing berms. completed on 15 Trap and Skeet line canopies and the first steps in issuing a Special Use Permit
to install electric water fountains. The water to the Department for the development of a
7- Mile Range fountains will be installed by late
• Construction of Lateral Berms – The shooting range.
Department has completed the construction of September. Rio Salado Sportsmen’s Club - Usery
the lateral berm between the 200 yard public • ADA Access – Trap and Skeet Field 16 has Mountain Shooting Range
range and the pistol bays. The Department and been completely renovated to provide ADA
access. • Land Transfer / Hold Harmless Issue - The
the Mohave Sportsman’s Club are evaluating the Department has submitted the Best Management
possibility to continue construction on the pistol • Business/Visitor Center - The architectural Practices Program (BMPP) for lead exposure as
bay impact berm with the existing contractor. remodeling plans are final and the Department requested by the ADOA for final approval.
Adair Shooting Range will complete the bid process on September 15th
and begin construction as soon as a contractor is • Maintenance Facility - The Habitat Branch is
• Range Acquisition – The Department met in the process of completing the EA checklist and
with the President of Adair Ranges Inc. to discuss selected.
approval of the notice to proceed on this facility.
the possibility of transferring Adair Range from • RV Campground - The Department will
Yuma County to the Department. A meeting is complete the bid process for the electrical Sierra Vista Range
being scheduled by the President of Adair Ranges component of this project on September 5th and • Topographical Survey - The Department
Inc., to include the Department, representatives schedule work to begin as soon as a contractor will conclude receiving quotes for conducting
of Yuma County and Commissioner Woodhouse is selected. The required permit application an aerial/topographical survey on September
to evaluate the benefit of transferring Adair for constructing the RV campground is being 20th. A contractor will be selected to conduct
Range from Yuma County to the Department. reviewed by the Maricopa County Environmental this survey late September. This survey will be
This meeting is tentatively scheduled for late Services used to determine contours and the necessary
September. requirements for fill dirt in constructing berms.
Ben Avery Shooting Facility • Registered Events – The Department held two • Berm Construction – The Sierra Vista
• Master Plan – The Department has reviewed registered shooting events in August. A registered Sportsman’s Club is in the process of acquiring
the final draft conceptual design. An open house skeet shoot on August 19th with 14 shooters and material and dirt to re-construct impact and lateral
meeting will be scheduled in early October to a registered sporting clays event on August 18th berms on the main range and pistol bays.
provide user group and focus group participants with 73 shooters. Cottonwood Shooting Range • Fencing of Range – The Department has
the opportunity to view conceptual design. scheduled a meeting September 20th with
• Range Development – The Department is
The Department will present the Final Draft the contractor to do a site evaluation on the
currently working in an advisory capacity to
Master Plan including the conceptual design construction of the new fence on the south side
assist the Yavapai County Supervisor and his staff
to the Commission in October for their review ofthe range.
with the shooting range development process. A
and will ask for their approval at the December
meeting has been scheduled on September 17th Tri-State Shooting Range
by the Yavapai County Supervisor and the newly • Site Location - The Department continues to
• Bench Rest – The bench rest range is 85% formed Central Arizona Sportsman’s Association monitor the Bureau of Land Management (BLM)
complete and will be fully completed as new to discuss the possibility of developing a shooting consultation process. The National Historic
material is donated. range in the Cottonwood area. Preservation Act - Section 106 process is nearing
Statewide Shooting Range Update F-2 Statewide Shooting Range Update F-2 an end and a decision will be issued afterward by
Arizona Game and Fish Commission Arizona Game and Fish Commission the BLM.
Revised 8/30/07 2 Revised 8/30/07 3 Statewide Shooting Range Update F-2
• Archery Range Improvements – The Northern Arizona Shooting Range Arizona Game and Fish Commission
Department completed work realigning practice • Proposed Action – The Department submitted Revised 8/30/07 4
targets on the fixed distance range and FITA the Proposed Action for a land exchange to acquire
practice ranges to address safety issues. The the Willard Springs site to develop a shooting
Department is providing foam broadhead target range to the Coconino National Forest (CNF)
Continued on page 9
LEAD-BASED AMMUNITION BAN
SOUGHT OVER CONDORS
As reported from Cronkite News Service • Oct. 28, 2007 12:00 AM
W ildlife advocates say a new California
law barring hunters from using lead am-
munition in the California condor’s range should
sity. “It’s the next step in our campaign.”
While there has been no answer from Game
Sandy Bahr, conservation outreach director
with the Sierra Club’s Grand Canyon chapter, said
the groups are considering formally petitioning
and Fish, one official says the commission doesn’t
prompt Arizona to issue its own ban. the commission, which would force a response, if
plan to respond. Instead, it will continue providing
they hear nothing by early November. They also
Four groups that asked the Arizona Game and coupons for lead-free ammunition to those hunt-
will consider litigation, she said.
Fish Commission for a ban earlier this year are ing in condor territory and educating hunters that
pressing for a response now that California’s law lead ammunition can poison condors. The Grand In California, Gov. Arnold Schwarzenegger re-
is on the books. Canyon Wild lands Council, Sierra Club and cently signed legislation requiring non-lead am-
Arizona Zoological Society also signed the letter, munition for hunting big game and coyotes in the
“We’re certainly looking at Arizona now,” said
which urged the commission to require hunters to condor’s range.
Jeff Miller, with the Center for Biological Diver-
use non-lead ammunition across Arizona.
LEAD BULLET BAN? HERE’S THE SCOOP!
By Jim Schmidt – ASR&PA Hunter Division
I have been slightly involved in this issue for or jackets of center fire bullets. It appeared to and more. But, when they want something they
some time. About 6 years ago (or more a high be all pellets. just demand it based on hearsay (from them),
level official of Arizona Game and Fish asked speculation, and often wild and unreasonable
The concern is that Condors have an exten-
me to come in to his/her office and discuss this claims. They seldom, if ever, show up with sci-
sive range. The G&F Official told me of records
situation. In the discussion the official showed entific research proving their point.
of Condors going to the Colorado River near
me small round balls recovered from dead Con- Laughin during the day, even in to Nevada, and This is a necessary battle for all of us in the
dor’s. They were of varying sizes and appeared returning that evening to the Grand Canyon. shooting sports. Not just hunters. We contin-
to be shotgun pellets. I did not have a magnet They can travel hundreds of miles with ease. ue to loose ground with ranges, hunt permits,
to test them. I was told that they were in fact The pellets could come from any where. Inter- game management, and more to these groups.
shotgun pellets by the G&F official. estingly this is the only dead bird they are find- We give up to easily. I encourage all to take a
The G&F official had a concern about preda- ing. While working in Unit 10 I have personally strong stand against any requirement like this.
tor hunters that were shooting coyotes or other witnessed Eagles scavenging on dead animals. Make them prove it is the hunter or shooter lead
animals in that area. Since predator hunters No one is finding dead Eagles any where. Nor doing it. Prove where it is coming from too.
generally leave their kills in the field it could buzzards and other scavengers. Why is that? Make them spend some money for a change!
be prime food for Do not be sur-
Condors and oth-
er scavengers. Big
“There is not any real solid research that proves lead prised if some of
their members are
game hunters do shot or bullets from hunters firearms is the cause.” found to be shoot-
not use shotguns ing the Condors
and do not leave with shotguns to
their kills in the Governor Schwarzenegger has proven to be a help further their
field. The official said. disappointment to the shooting world. His sign- cause, to raise more money, to make their point.
I have extensively hunted Unit 10 south of ing of this bill does not validate that there is a PETA, a large and well known animal rights
the Grand Canyon and reported to the official real problem. Only that he can be influenced group, has been convicted at least three (3)
that it is wide open and very flat. It is not prime easily into believing the anti-gun and anti- times of animal cruelty! They burn government
country for shotgun use. Most shots are long hunting group various obsessions and causes. buildings, break in and release animals, and
and require a high speed center fire rifle. Addi- shoot at officials doing animal control work.
There is not any real solid research that proves
tionally the pellets shown to me were small like Do not under estimate what they are willing to
lead shot or bullets from hunters firearms is
6, 7 1/2, or even 8’s or 9’s. Not the pellet weight do! FIGHT and fight hard on this one.
the cause. Interestingly, the anti-folks require
that predators hunters use on coyotes. They like G&F in all states to do studies, research, and
BB’s, 00, 2, or 4’s. There was no recovery of prepare papers on justifications of game laws, By Jim Schmidt
slugs of any kind. No bullet fragments, cores, hunt numbers, game management procedures, ASR&PA Hunter Division
ARIZONA SHOOTING RANGE…
Continued from page 8
developed and work is scheduled to begin in late that will outline the roles and responsibilities of
White Mountain Trap and Skeet Club September. the WSA and the Department in the development
• Road Improvements - The Department has Wickenburg Sportsman’s Association of an R&PP application to develop a shooting
received a bid from the contractor to fix a portion • Range Relocation - The Department met with range near Wickenburg. WSA continues to have
of the road leading to the trap and skeet club. the Wickenburg Sportsman’s Association (WSA) dialogue with other area clubs from Surprise and
An agreement to complete the project is being and is currently working on drafting an agreement Peoria to develop a partnership in this endeavor.
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Continued from page 1 several areas. Informal militias actually con- rough years are coming. Hillary has raised
again being proven, not always to our nations trol most of Iraq now. Anarchy? No, just a over 30 million dollars this year. Our legisla-
benefit, but proven just the same. Where? return to tribal rule and law. Self government tive effort has raised a little over $500.00.
Afghanistan and Iraq. Afghanistan and the in action. They can keep and bear arms, in- Stay vigilant in the coming months re-
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